Search operations were underway on Wednesday for a British backpacker who went missing in the South Island of New Zealand after an intense flood in the area.
Under pressure from President Donald Trump, the U.S. Justice Department on Monday abruptly moved to seek a shorter prison sentence for veteran Republican operative and long-time Trump adviser Roger Stone, a highly unusual step that prompted three prose…
Artillery shells on Tuesday hit the center of the Libyan capital, which eastern forces have been trying to take in a near year-long war, residents said.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday announced the termination of a two-decade-old Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States (VFA), delivering on threats to downgrade an alliance important to U.S. interests.
Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday wrote on Twitter that he has arrived in his country after traveling in North America and Europe.
Michael Buble stopped sharing personal photos on Instagram because he didn’t want to be a “narcissistic d**k”.
A bill to allow euthanasia and assisted suicide in certain cases cleared its first hurdle in the Spanish parliament on Tuesday, in a win for Spain’s new left-wing government that will reignite a bitter debate on the issue.
In a dramatic reversal that could benefit a long-time adviser to President Donald Trump, the Justice Department will seek a shorter prison sentence for veteran Republican operative Roger Stone, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, after Trump chastised pro…
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Each episode features love letters, true tales of romance, friendship and compassion, blind dates and long-distance relationships selected by the star.
Federal prosecutors sought on Tuesday to reverse a controversial decision by Brazil’s right-wing government to appoint a former evangelical missionary to protect isolated and recently contacted indigenous tribes in the Amazon.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday he was told by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that “notable progress” had been made in talks between the United States and the Taliban on an agreement for a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
United Arab Emirate’s minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday his country supports calls for de-escalation with Iran and to reach a political solution, Al Arabiya TV reported.
Over two dozen large trade fairs and industry conferences in China and overseas have been postponed due to travel curbs and concerns about the spread of a coronavirus, potentially disrupting billions of dollars worth of deals.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 11 (IPS) – Many medicines and medical tests are unaffordable to most of humanity owing to the ability of typically transnational pharmaceutical giants to abuse their monopoly powers, enforced by intellectual property laws, …
Chinese policymakers have implemented a raft of measures to support an economy jolted by a coronavirus outbreak that is expected to have a devastating impact on first-quarter growth.
Germany on Tuesday confirmed two more cases of coronavirus in the southern state of Bavaria, raising the overall number of known cases in Europe’s most populous country to 16.
UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11 (IPS) – Inequalities. The evidence is everywhere. And although they may be hard to measure and summarize, there is a sense in many countries that many are approaching a precipice beyond which it will be difficult to recover.Read…
A U.S. court sentenced a former Guatemalan presidential candidate to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, after he was convicted of taking part in a plot to import and distribute tons of cocaine in the United States.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has appeared before the UNSC, criticizing the Trump administration’s peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and urging the Security Council to firmly reject it.
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Cisco Systems Inc , Facebook Inc , AT&T and Sprint Corp on Tuesday became the latest U.S. technology companies to pull out of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona due to the coronavirus outbreak.
American Airlines Group Inc , the largest U.S. carrier, said on Tuesday it would extend the suspension of its China and Hong Kong flights through April 24, amid reduced travel demand due to a coronavirus outbreak.
Turkey said on Tuesday 51 Syrian soldiers were killed in northwest Syria as Turkish-backed rebels struck back against Russian-supported government forces who had made gains in their campaign to eliminate the last insurgent bastion in the country.
Lebanon’s new government won a vote of confidence from parliament on Tuesday as protesters trying to block the session clashed with security forces, leaving hundreds injured.
Nothing undermines the powerful quite like making them look silly. You’d struggle to find a better example of this maxim than a group of Lebanese protesters splitting their sides laughing during a daft duel with a water cannon.
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Azeri police on Tuesday detained more than 20 opposition and independent candidates protesting against snap parliamentary election results that were also criticized by international observers.